Digital Designer/ Web Developer

This is a great chance to join an dynamic web development and digital marketing agency with a unique culture and expanding list of high profile clients.

Working on well-known local and international brands, creating digital creative websites, campaigns, amongst other exciting design projects – you will have a strong digital design background, and the ability to work across various channels and websites. Front-end development skills would be a great bonus!

The Digital Designer role will be to interpret and implement the creative vision across brands with specific focus on Digital, Social Media, Creative Projects, Web-Site Design, Front-end development and Maintenance. The ideal candidate should have a strong, digital design background and passion to design create visually appealing interfaces.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Creation of design and assets for use on our website, brand file and social media platforms
  • Work with copywriters on social content and strategies
  • Design all social content, including the ideation thereof
  • Work closely with Development Team
  • Work collaboratively with Digital Manager, Suppliers and Agencies to complete web-site maintenance tasks
  • Design e-mailers across all brands
  • Perform CMS changes on web-sites and mobi sites when required
  • Design digital banners in Flash and HTML5 compatible with web and mobile devices
  • To maintain the high visual standards
  • To design and develop themes for our own CMS based system.
  • Provide advice and design guidelines to how we can improve our CMS system
  • Creation of presentation and mock-ups to present ideas/executions for approval
  • To bring fresh ideas and approaches and perform any other duties as reasonable requested
  • Creation and ideation of digital artwork across all brands for various Social Media sites
  • Updating of web-site visuals, web site design across all brands
  • Designing mailers for all brands, working closely with the content team
  • Work closely with Digital team, assisting them with any digital artwork for digital projects that are underway for each brand.
  • Perform small maintenance tasks on all websites for all brands.
  • Editing/creation of Flash banners and video content, uploading content to YouTube
  • Work very closely with the Group’s digital partners, brand teams, creatives and Digital Manger to ensure successful implementation of strategic initiatives
  • Designing of artwork for various digital media across all brands (Facebook ads, Banners)

Key Skills
Design Skills:

  • Adobe Creative Suite (In Design, Illustrator, Photoshop essential)
  • Additional digital skills (e.g. After Effects, Final Cut, Flash, Dreamweaver)
  • Familiar with Web 2.0 principles, Social Media, CMS Systems and design software
  • Traditional typography and print skills
  • Familiar with Social Networks and online communities (Facebook, Twitter, Google+, blogs)
  • Be able to take initiative and follow through projects to completion

Technical Skills

  • Experience in HTML & CSS
  • Basic Understanding of PHP and Javascript
  • Understanding Jquery
  • Experience with CMS systems and basic coding a plus
  • FTP experience and mysql database experience
  • WordPress knowledge is a must.
  • Understand how to secure websites.
  • Understanding Responsive Design
  • Joomla knowledge is a Bonus
  • Adobe Business Catalyst will be advantageous

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BA Graphic Design
  • Diploma in Design or Web Development

Personal Profile:

  • Proactive and innovative
  • Accountable yet team orientated
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Ability to provide clients with solutions and ideas
  • Positive mindset
  • Open to collaboration
  • Must show initiative
  • Highly Organized
  • Be able to work in a robust, passionate environment and able to handle conflict situation
  • Willingness to learn new systems.

Please email your cv to [email protected]